Searchomepage.com is a web site what what looks like an average site with search engine and allow user to find what they need on the Internet. It looks like a common search engine, but it’s only mask. Actually Searchomepage.com classified as potentially unwanted program and browser hijacker what can be installed randomly on your computer. This site is just a scam what unfortunately can infect all well know This hijacker will change some setting so you will see Searchomepage.com (or any else malicious site) as your new home page, your search engine will be changed and the most awful thing is that %NAME% will also install small programs with it what can also install some.
If you are installing free software and just skip installation process, you totally will that some additional program was installed too. Be careful with program what you download from suspicious sites, most of them have bundled with other software, so never allow install such program with “Custom” options. In ‘Advanced’ option you can find what exactly will be installed on your computer or even cancel unwanted installation. This simple rule can easily save your PC from virus attack in the future. You should be really careful with Searchomepage.com because it also can redirect you to different sites or even steal some your private information. Only after removing of Searchomepage.com you can be calm for your personal information. Never ignore the sites what appeared randomly.
Searchomepage.com automatic removal tool:
Searchomepage.com removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Searchomepage.com in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):